A Day Late

and a gazillion dollars short. I fumbled the ball a bit, as I promised to aim for one post a week and here it is a day late. Not to make excuses, but I’ve been really, really, really drowning in overwhelming emotion lately, which may or may not be evident if you’ve peeped any of my other somewhat recent posts. Still floundering but managing to get my chin up for

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Klutz.

It should have been my name. Accident prone am I. Thankfully it’s never anything life threatening, but that’s probably because I’m no risk-taker. Yesterday I slipped off the bottom stair tread. I didn’t fall, exactly. My ankle didn’t turn. I can’t even begin to explain it, but I somehow managed to remain upright. A little “ow” but I walked it off and continued to my room where I settled in

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Can’t take it

Seriously. I just can’t. I’m so tired. Why does everything have to be so f*cking hard? Why do I always feel so alone? Like I’ve got no one ever to lean on or talk to or depend on? I’m just so tired of this horseshit life. I’m angry and hurt and sad and so many things all at once. In two weeks it will have been 27 years since my

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Losing the war

It’s getting harder to wake up each morning, yet I continue to do so for my children more than anything. They’re almost all grown. Nowhere near ready to tackle life entirely on their own quite yet. I’m growing more hopeless and tired of struggling all the time. Every day. Every single day. Why is it so hard to get by in this world? Is it because I just can’t conform

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s secret battle with depression

Source: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s secret battle with depression: Star reveals he was ‘devastated and crying constantly’ … years after witnessing his mother’s suicide attempt at age 15 I came across this article today during the course of my regular work and my first thought was, “See, anyone could struggle with mental health issues!” It’s easy to feel alone when I’m in the thick of things and I’m fighting thoughts

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